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Mines Tuition & Fees Report

Expensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Colorado School of Mines Cost?

Is what Colorado School of Mines charges for in-state and out-of-state tuition and fee reasonable when compared to nation, state and regional averages? Find out here. If you're looking for specific information on Mines costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does Mines Charge for Tuition?

$19,538 In-State Tuition & Fees
$40,838 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2020-2021, the average out-of-state tuition and fees at Colorado School of Mines ran about $40,838 per year for students working on an undergraduate degree. If you were a Colorado resident, the yearly charges were $19,538.


Mines tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does Colorado School of Mines cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do Mines Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

Nationwide, out-of-state students pay, on average, $19,933 per year in tuition and fees to attend college. With yearly tuition and fees charges running about $40,838 for out-of-state undergrads, Colorado School of Mines is relatively expensive when compared to other schools in the country.

Average in-state tuition and fees for schools across the country is $16,784 a year for undergraduate students. When compared to other schools, Mines is fairly expensive in terms of in-state tuition and fees with Colorado students paying about 19,538 annually.

If you want to know how Mines compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

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Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Colorado School of Mines Financial Aid.

Mines Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

1.00% In-State Tuition Increase
1.92% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$80,935 Est. 4-Year Cost

Tuition and Fees for in-state Colorado School of Mines increased with an average annual rate of 1.00% over the past five years. This school year, in-state students can expect to pay $19,932 if the growth keeps up.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at Mines to be $40,064, and $80,935 for four years.

Tuition and fees for out-of-state students have grown by about 1.92% in the past five years. This school year, students outside of the state will pay an estimated $42,420.

This would result in a total cost of $85,655 for two years and $174,628 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at Mines.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Take note of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearlyl. At a log of colleges students will end up paying more for their final year of school than they did for their first.

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